Colorado

Welcome to the Colorado FSA Website

State Executive Director:                                                                                                    c_navarro

Clarice Navarro
SED

Phone: 720.544.2876
Fax: 844.860.8228
clarice.navarro@co.usda.gov


State Committee:

Jo Stanko (Chairperson)
Glenn Hirakata
Robert Mattive
Alex Rock
Nathan Weathers


Contact Us:

USDA Colorado Farm Service Agency (FSA)
Denver Federal Center
Building 56, Room 2760
PO Box 25426
Denver, CO 80225-0426
Phone: 720.544.2876


In the Spotlight:

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Farm Service Agency County Committee Elections Launch June 15

The nomination period for USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Committees runs June 15 through Aug. 1, 2018, and elections will take place starting in November.

County committees are unique to FSA and serve as a direct link between agricultural communities across the country and USDA. FSA’s been across the country interviewing current committee members to spotlight their involvement in their county. Read what they have to say and check back each week.


PROGRAM DATES AND DEADLINES
  • March 15 through July 15th:  CRP Primary Nesting Season (PNS)  
  • June 15:  2018 FSA County Committee Election Nomination Period Begins
  • July 16:  Acreage Reporting Deadline for Spring Seeded Alfalfa Seed, Forage Seeding, Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), Fruit (except Apples, Grapes and Peaches), Vegetables, Christmas Trees, Spring-Seeded Crops and all other crops not required to be reported by previously announced deadlines.  Please note that this is the final date that FSA can accept late-filed 2017 reports for these crops.
  • July 16 through September 30th:  2018 CRP 2nd Grazing Period (with prior written approval)
  • July 16 through September 30th:  2018 CRP Managed Harvesting Period (with prior written approval)
  • Now through August 1, 2018:  2018 Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) & Price Loss Coverage (PLC) Signup Period.
  • August 1:  2018 FSA County Committee Election Nomination Period Deadline
  • August 1:  Last day to request FY 2018 farm reconstitutions on ARC & PLC Farms
  • August 1:  Last day to request farm transfers for FY 2018
  • Now through August 17, 2018:  Continuous Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Signup Period and 1-year Extensions on contracts expiring September 30, 2018.
Ongoing Notice of Loss Requirements:
  • NAP: Submit Notice of Loss within 15 calendar days of the earlier of a natural disaster occurrence, the final planting date if planting is prevented by a natural disaster, the date that damage to the crop or loss of production becomes apparent; or the normal harvest date.

  • NAP: For hand-harvested crops, producer must notify County Office within 72 hours of the date of damage or loss first became apparent.

  • NAP: Application for Payment must be filed no later than 60 calendar days after the coverage period ends for the pay crop.

  • ELAP: Submit Notice of Loss the earlier of 30 calendar days of when the loss is apparent or Nov. 1st after the end of the program year in which the loss occurred.

  • Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP): Submit Notice of Loss within 30 calendar days of when the loss is apparent


Notice of Availabiltiy and Draft SEA

The US Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency (FSA) has published a Notice of Availability (NOA) to solicit public comments on the Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment (SEA) for the Colorado Republican River Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) within the Republican River Basin.

The comment period is open from June 20 through July 20, 2018. Comments must be postmarked no later than July 20, 2018. Please refer to the NOA and/or Draft SEA for additional details about providing comments.


Farm Bill Website and Online Overview of Farm Bill Programs

CURRENT NEWS and INFORMATION

Colorado State FSA Newsletters

View Colorado Presidential Disaster Designations

View USDA Secretarial Designations

FSA Disaster Programs

USDA Hay Net
FSA has a national website for producers to list information concerning the need for or the ability of hay.

Colorado Hay Directory



Colorado SAFE Program Fact Sheets

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